Protest and politics. That’s the philosophy of the Equity Alliance, one of the organizers of last weekend’s “I Will Breathe” Rally.
Less money for Nashville police — and more money for education, housing and social services. That was the funding shift requested last night from as many as 200 people who spoke to the Metro Council.
Nashville’s Metro Council will open up the phone lines on Tuesday night so residents can offer quips and critiques about the city budget.
Two more Metro budget proposals were unveiled this week, making for six different ideas as to how much Metro should raise its property tax and how to spend the money.
The Nashville Arts Commission is facing a substantial budget cut, as Metro officials look to dig their way out of the economic crisis caused by the coronavirus. The commission is looking at a 37% decrease in funding — or $1,371,700.
Nashville’s government agencies will receive more than $229 million from the federal CARES Act.
The Metro Nashville school board is again saying no to more charter schools. Local school officials opted against adding more than 3,000 new charter seats in the district during a vote Tuesday evening.
Nashvillians will likely pay more in taxes but get less in services from the Metro government this year. City officials on Tuesday revealed their dramatic plan to stitch together a budget that is balanced — but one that reveals how recent years of shoestring budgeting left Nashville vulnerable to the twin disasters of a tornado […]
Nashville is delaying its long-awaited body camera program yet again, this time due to budget shortfalls from COVID-19.
A three-pronged crisis has put Nashville in its most difficult period ever, Mayor John Cooper said Tuesday in his State of Metro speech.